Henry Fonda in Once Upon a Time in the West

Henry Fonda (1905 - 1982)

Film DeathsEdit

  • You Only Live Once (1937) [Eddie Taylor]: Shot in the back by police just as Sylvia Sidney dies in his arms.
  • The Fugitive (1947) [A Fugitive]: Executed by a firing squad.
  • Mister Roberts (1955) [Lt. Douglas A. Roberts]: Killed in combat (off-screen); we later hear of his death when Jack Lemmon reads a telegram to his shipmates informing them of Henry's demise.
  • The Swarm (1978) [Dr. Walter Krim]: Commits suicide by injecting himself with an experimental antidote to the bees' venom.

TV DeathsEdit

  • Captains and the Kings (1976 mini-series) [Senator Enfield Bassett]: Commits suicide in his hotel room (off-screen) via methods unknown. His body is shown (covered by a sheet) being carried out on a stretcher as Richard Jordan pulls up to the hotel.

Noteworthy ConnectionsEdit

  • Ex-husband of Aldera Franchetti.
  • Husband of Shirlee Fonda.


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